Private Lawrence Pinkney
Sherwood Foresters Badge

Army Number : 29638

Battalion : 9th Battalion Sherwood Foresters (Notts & Derbys) Regiment.

Born at Derby and lived at Hyson Green, Nottingham. Son of Alfred and Hannah Pinkney, of 2, Bedford Square, Hyson Green, Nottingham. He enlisted at Nottingham and was killed in action, 27th April 1918, aged 20, when a German shell burst nine gas shells in "A" Company tranches near Hulluch, France.

Buried/Commemorated : Philosophe British Cemetery, Mazingarbe, France. Plot 3. Row D. Grave 10.

His brothers Private Alfred Pinkney, 1st Battalion Sherwood Foresters (Notts & Derbys) Regiment, and Private Joseph Pinkney 2nd Battalion Sherwood Foresters (Notts & Derbys) Regiment also fell in the Great War,

Philosophe British Cemetery, Mazingarbe, France.
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